Insurgency of the Powerless: Farm Worker Movements (1946-1972).

@article{Jenkins1977InsurgencyOT,
  title={Insurgency of the Powerless: Farm Worker Movements (1946-1972).},
  author={J. Jenkins and C. Perrow},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
  year={1977},
  volume={42},
  pages={249}
}
Drawing on the perspective developed in recent work by Oberschall (1973), Tilly (1975) and Gamson (1975), we analyze the political process centered around farm worker insurgencies. Comparing the experience of two challenges, we argue that the factors favored in the classical social movement literature fail to account for either the rise or outcome of insurgency. Instead, the important variables pertain to social resources-in our case, sponsorship by established organizations. Farm workers… Expand
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